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Mill Steel Named as Finalist for American Metal Market’s Awards for Steel Excellence in the Category of Service Center of the Year
March 26, 2018 3:20pm

The American Metal Market’s Awards for Steel Excellence is one of the most prestigious and recognizable awards programs in the global steel industry. They celebrate companies large and small for achieving excellence in a number of areas. Now in its ninth year, the 2018 program will feature 16 distinct categories.

Winners are selected by a panel of judges with extensive steel industry leadership experience. Judges evaluate the nominations using a point-based qualitative approach to determine the winners. The nomination and judging process is audited by and in full compliance with Euromoney/Institutional Investor guidelines and standards to ensure integrity and objectivity.

Mill Steel is proud to be recognized as a finalist in the Service Center of the Year category. We look forward to the Awards dinner in June, where the winners in all categories will be announced.

Mill Steel Named as Finalist in Platt’s Global Metals Awards
March 26, 2018 3:23pm

LONDON, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives and companies have been selected as finalists for the sixth annual S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards, which recognize exemplary accomplishments in 15 categories, according to program host S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets.

Murray Fisher, Global Metals Awards organizer, said: "This year, there is noticeable interest from entrants in metals that are core to battery technologies and energy storage while the prestigious CEO of Year award will be hotly contested as always. Other categories, such as Breakthrough Solution of the Year indicate a commitment to efficiency and offer a window into the evolution of technology and that is shaping the way organizations grow. The scene is set for a great award ceremony. We congratulate the finalists of the Global Metals Awards on their achievements."

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Mill Steel Company Recognized as one of West Michigan’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For!
March 26, 2018 3:35pm

March 15, 2018 - Warren, Mich. — Every year companies throughout West Michigan compete to be named one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.” Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. These select companies will be honored on Thursday May 3, 2018 at the JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids.

The winning companies also compete for 13 elite awards, one granted for each category. Also, an overall winner that has excelled in all categories will be honored with a “Best of the Best Overall” award. The elite award winners will be revealed during the luncheon.

Winners are pooled by the size of their company. Employers with 100 or less employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Small Business; 101-300 employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Medium Business; employers with more than 301 employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Large Business. All companies, no matter their size, can be a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® resulting in Better Business, Richer Lives and Stronger Communities.

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business. (See following list for winners.)

The annual symposium and awards program will begin with registration, networking and exhibit gallery preview at 9:30 a.m. followed by education & a community project. The luncheon and awards presentation is emceed by Juliet Dragos of WZZM 13 News and Steve Kelly of NewsRadio WOOD 1300. The awards presentation begins at 12:15 p.m. and will adjourn at 2:00 p.m.

“Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2018 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of B&B Programs. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”

West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM, Grand Rapids Business Journal, Davenport University, DTE Energy, Kelly Services, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, Baudville, Elwood Staffing, Northwood University, BASIC, The Employers' Association, Ulliance, Comerica, National Diagnostic Services, Hello West Michigan, Relocation America International, Dave and Busters, Consumers Credit Union and The Orsus Group.

Admission for the awards luncheon and symposium is $175. Tables for 10 are also available for $1,750. Recognition as a Table Sponsor with 10 tickets is $2,000. If you are interested in attending the conference, contact the NABR at 866-321-1822 or visit www.101bestandbrightest.com.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, West Michigan and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted.

Mill Steel & DABSJ Named as Finalist in the WOOD TV 8 2018 Connecting with Community Awards!
March 07, 2018 2:55pm

We are excited to announce that the collaboration of Mill Steel and D.A. Blodgett –St. John’s has been named one of eight finalists in the Tenth Annual Connecting with Community Awards for our work on the Youth In Business program. Nominations are judged on how effective the organizations are at collaboratively working together to solve a problem or community based goal. Nominees are also judged on how well their efforts reach the community. Two additional factors taken into consideration are the uniqueness and overall impact of the collaboration.
Click here to learn more about the other finalists.


The Youth In Business partnership will be featured in a Connecting with Community segment with Eva Aguirre Cooper during 24 Hour News 8 in the near future. Furthermore, our efforts will be recognized at the Connecting with Community Awards Celebration on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum in Grand Rapids.


Thank you to all the mentors past and present that have selflessly given their time to help the youth in our community. This program would not be as successful without all of your help and we appreciate you!

Mill Steel Co. Gives $1,000.00 Tax Cut Bonus to all Full-Time Associates
February 13, 2018 1:07pm

Mill Steel Co., one of the nation's largest distributors of flat-rolled carbon steel, is pleased to award a $1,000 bonus to all 400 of its full-time associates following the tax cut passed by Congress and signed by President Trump.

Mill Steel announced this morning that all full-time associates across its nine operations nationwide, no matter each individual’s seniority, will receive a one-time bonus from the recent tax overhaul that reduces corporate tax rates.

David Samrick, Mill Steel CEO and Chairman, said, “We would not be where we are today without the dedication of our people. When afforded an opportunity like this, we are delighted to invest back into our hard working associates. As a result, we anticipate increased efficiencies across all operations.”

The company will continue to annually assess its compensation and benefit plan.

“We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of gratitude from our associates; it was incredibly rewarding to be able to make so many people happy. Our team is top priority and they are uniquely committed to the success of Mill Steel,” said Pam Heglund, President of Mill Steel.


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